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Imran Khan chose to stay in Lahore till NA-120 by Imran Khan chose to stay in Lahore till NA-120 by
- September 11, 2017

Yasmeen Rashid is the main opponent of PML-N's Kulsoom Nawaz who is also contesting the election from NA-120. "Disqualification of Nawaz Sharif is an incredible stroke of luck and people must avail the golden chance and ensure that no corrupt, looter and plunderer should reach assemblies, President House and Prime Minister House", he said. (more...)
Virginia is replacing some of its electronic voting machines over security concerns Virginia is replacing some of its electronic voting machines over security concerns
- September 11, 2017

Direct Recording Electronic (DRE) voting machines are terminals that allow voters to cast their vote with a touch screen or other electronic interface, which is tallied onto a computer. Cortes cited the work of hackers at DEFCON, the annual hacking conference in Las Vegas, as influential in his recommendation. "Virginia's move to decertify all of its paperless voting machines is a critical step toward securing its elections and acknowledging that post-2016, we're living in a courageous new ... (more...)
Celtic star Gordon makes encouraging admission ahead of PSG clash Celtic star Gordon makes encouraging admission ahead of PSG clash
- September 11, 2017

Only Draxler failed to score against Metz and he insists both Neymar and Mbappe will be like playing against "grenades". But from that day on I became more determined to win. The Brazilian winger swapped La Liga for Ligue 1 in a £200m switch which obliterated the previous transfer record, breaking up his deadly attacking partnership with Lionel Messi and Luis Suarez in the process. (more...)
Parents sue Christian school over boy allowed to wear a dress Parents sue Christian school over boy allowed to wear a dress
- September 11, 2017

The parents also withdrew their eight-year-old son from the school a year ago over the same issue. The couple are going to mount a legal challenge against the school, arguing it has not respected their rights to raise their children in line with biblical values. (more...)
Missouri has fired defensive coordinator DeMontie Cross Missouri has fired defensive coordinator DeMontie Cross
- September 11, 2017

All told, the Tigers' defense has allowed the 17th-most points in the FBS this season. Even after Odom took over play-calling, the Tigers finished the season ranked worst in the Southeastern Conference in yards allowed per game. It is not clear who will take over as coordinator. It remains to be seen whether or not Missouri will hire another defensive coordinator from outside of the program, promote from within the coaching staff or keep Odom in charge of the defense for the remainder of the ... (more...)
US Virgin Islands tourism: MAYDAY - did you forget us? US Virgin Islands tourism: MAYDAY - did you forget us?
- September 11, 2017

In the Virgin Islands three amphibious assault ships are already delivering food and water; the Army Corps of Engineers' has deployed power restoration teams, debris removal experts, temporary roofing teams and port survey personnel; and the Defense Logistics Agency has begun shipping commodities and large generators. (more...)
Trump has 'great concern' about Irma as storm bears down: Pence Trump has 'great concern' about Irma as storm bears down: Pence
- September 11, 2017

Irma has forced millions of residents to leave their homes in one of the largest emergency evacuations in American history. The storm left more than 20 people dead in the Caribbean. "We've all been working together". Trump said he planned to discuss other topics with his Cabinet as well, including what he called "the latest provocative and destabilising actions of North Korea" and the need for an overhaul of the nation's tax code. (more...)
Irma knocks out power to almost 4 million in Florida Irma knocks out power to almost 4 million in Florida
- September 11, 2017

Forecasters warned that after churning up Florida's west coast, a weakened Irma could push into those states. More than 3.4 million homes in the state are without power, and parts of the city of Miami are under water. Florida has ordered 6.3 million people to evacuate as massive Hurricane Irma menaces the southeastern US state, according to its Division of Emergency Management. (more...)
Bracing for added sanctions, North Korea says U.S. will pay 'due price' Bracing for added sanctions, North Korea says U.S. will pay 'due price'
- September 11, 2017

The United States released a revised draft for new sanctions against North Korea on Sunday, diplomats said, making concessions to Russian Federation and China as it seeks to convince the UN Security Council to punish Pyongyang for its recent nuclear test. (more...)
Guy stands up to Hurricane Irma, almost gets blown away Guy stands up to Hurricane Irma, almost gets blown away
- September 11, 2017

In a video that has gone viral today, meteorologist Juston Drake can be seen jumping out of a vehicle as the storm battered Saddlebunch Keys to use a handheld anemometer to measure the wind speed. More than 3.3 million homes and businesses across the USA state of Florida lost power as Hurricane Irma swept through it. Irma had been one of the most powerful hurricanes ever seen in the Atlantic, killing 28 people in the Caribbean and pummeling Cuba with 36-foot (11 metre) waves on Sunday. (more...)
Space station captures Hurricanes Irma, Jose churning in the Atlantic Space station captures Hurricanes Irma, Jose churning in the Atlantic
- September 11, 2017

Captured by the station's external cameras, the video depicts a giant swirl of white, with just a few slivers of calm blue at the edges. The tropical storm is a category 5 hurricane and has left a trail of destruction through the Caribbean. (more...)
Chicago Teen Found Dead in Rosemont Hotel Freezer Chicago Teen Found Dead in Rosemont Hotel Freezer
- September 11, 2017

Her mom, Tereasa Martin, said she got a call around 4:30 a.m. Saturday from companions who said they couldn't discover Jenkins after the gathering. Gary Mack, a spokesman for the village of Rosemont, said it was not clear who first saw her, but added the hotel was doing some construction in the area where she was found. (more...)
Husband assaults wife for painting PM Modi, Adityanath Husband assaults wife for painting PM Modi, Adityanath
- September 11, 2017

Nagma married Pervez a year ago in Basarikpur village in the Sikanderpur area. She painted the political leaders and showed it to her husband who flew into a rage and showed it to other family members. When she approached her in-laws' house she was beaten up. The duo later headed to the police station and lodged a complaint against Nagma's in-laws. (more...)
Taiwan activist pleads guilty in China Taiwan activist pleads guilty in China
- September 11, 2017

A Taiwanese activist on trial in China confessed on Monday to attempting to subvert the Beijing government, according to videos of his hearing released by Chinese authorities, although his wife refused to recognise the court's authority. He cleared immigration in the semi-autonomous Chinese territory of Macau on March 19 but never showed for a planned meeting with a friend later that day. (more...)
Putin condemns North Korea test, says Trump 'not my bride'
- September 11, 2017

The leaders met on the sidelines of an economic summit in the Russian far eastern city of Vladivostok as global concerns grow over Pyongyang's powerful nuclear test at the weekend. Russian Federation is every bit as important as China in the current phase, in which the United States and South Korea are trying to punish the North hard for its latest nuclear test. (more...)
US Open: Madison Keys into quarters US Open: Madison Keys into quarters
- September 11, 2017

Kvitova, who has played very well thus far in New York City, defeated defending Wimbledon champion and No. 3 Garbine Muguruza of Spain in straight sets 7-6, 6-3 on Sunday. She will play No. 16 seed Anastasija Sevastova for the first time ever at 2 p.m. on Tuesday. On Monday night, Madison Keys made it four. On the men's side, No. (more...)
'Young India, New India': Prime Minister To Address Student Leaders' Convention Today 'Young India, New India': Prime Minister To Address Student Leaders' Convention Today
- September 11, 2017

On September 9, 1893, Vivekanda delivered a historic address at the Parliament of Religions in Chicago, where he eloquently quoted from Bhagvad Gita. "These include student union office-bearers and academic toppers from universities which do not hold student union elections", Jain said. He further went on to ask the youths to respect women. (more...)
Hurricane Irma: What we know Hurricane Irma: What we know
- September 11, 2017

It will be lifted at 7 a.m. Monday. Along with this, a storm surge of 15 ft.is also expected in Florida . Irma, which killed at least 22 people as it tore through Caribbean islands toward Florida, has already claimed at least one life in the state. (more...)
Status yellow weather warning in place for 5 counties this weekend
- September 11, 2017

A spokesman for the Met Office has warned that the strong winds could result in disruption on public transport and said there is a small chance of power cuts and damage to buildings. Westerly winds will increase strong and very gusty with gales on exposed coasts later. It will become very blustery in the afternoon with further rain or showers, heavy in many places and with a risk of some thundery falls of rain. (more...)
Trump OKs new weapons sales to S Korea, Japan Trump OKs new weapons sales to S Korea, Japan
- September 11, 2017

Meanwhile the South Korean president said that "perhaps the time has come for stronger sanctions " on Pyongyang. Sep 6 South Korean President Moon Jae-In urged Russian Federation on Wednesday to cooperate over cutting oil supplies to North Korea but President Vladimir Putin appeared to pour cold water on the idea. (more...)
Nikki Haley to staff: 'Denounce' Charlottesville acts Nikki Haley to staff: 'Denounce' Charlottesville acts
- September 11, 2017

Nobody knew who we were or what we were. "But my parents always said that the things that make you different make you special", Haley explained to Time. Time tweeted the image Thursday morning. Haley is identified as "The First Indian-American woman to be elected governor". However, according to the publication's website and digitized archive of its cover art, former Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton will be featured on the cover. (more...)
Vehicle and SUV makers cheer less than expected hike in cess Vehicle and SUV makers cheer less than expected hike in cess
- September 11, 2017

Shares of four vehicle and SUV makers rose 0.52% to 1.35% at 9:32 IST on BSE after getting relief from the less than expected hike in cess on cars and SUVs by the GST Council. To fix this anomaly, the Council raised the cess. The automobile industry had pitched a similar hike to the GST Council because it felt that same hike for all segment of vehicles will affect the middle-class people. (more...)
National Investment Services Inc. WI Reduces Position in Danaher Corporation (DHR)
- September 11, 2017

About 5.47 million shares traded or 110.38% up from the average. Danaher Corporation (NYSE: DHR ) and Honeywell International Inc. It has underperformed by 6.08% the S&P500. Foothills Asset Management Limited accumulated 28,074 shares. 123,006 were reported by Jefferies Grp Inc Limited Co. Metropolitan Life holds 64,570 shares or 0.05% of its portfolio. (more...)
USA calls for vote on new tough North Korea sanctions USA calls for vote on new tough North Korea sanctions
- September 11, 2017

Xi also said that China attaches importance to Trump's visit to China later this year. At an emergency Security Council meeting last week, US Ambassador to the UN, Nikki Haley , announced that her delegation was circulating the draft resolution. (more...)
BTS and The Chainsmokers Collaborate on New Song 'Best of Me' BTS and The Chainsmokers Collaborate on New Song 'Best of Me'
- September 11, 2017

The K-pop group's agency, Big Hit Entertainment , confirmed the awesome news on their Twitter on Sunday night (September 10). It will also include the rap line members of BTS - Rap Monster, J Hope, and Suga. 1 on the Billboard Single chart for 12 weeks a year ago with "Closer". Before the awards ceremony, the duo proposed a meeting and invited the K-pop group to its rehearsal. (more...)
Vladimir Putin calls for talks with North Korea
- September 11, 2017

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, who will discuss North Korea with Moon and Putin in Vladivostok, said on Wednesday he wanted the North to understand it has " no bright future " if it continues on its current path. "I don't know what kind of nonsense this is - if the DPRK decides to test tomorrow then they will test, and all our supplications and prayers and even more so all our threats will only make them more determined to test", he said. (more...)
Video Captures Looting in Fort Lauderdale, Florida Video Captures Looting in Fort Lauderdale, Florida
- September 11, 2017

Florida police have started to arrest a wave of unscrupulous looters out to take advantage of the devastation caused by monster Hurricane Irma . Hurricane Irma hit the Florida Keys at 9:10 a.m. Because of Hurricane Irma conditions, the addresses of the burglarized homes were not immediately available. "Our cameras caught people stealing from a #FortLauderdale store". (more...)
Merkel's vehicle pelted with tomatoes at campaign rally Merkel's vehicle pelted with tomatoes at campaign rally
- September 11, 2017

The countries are at odds over Turkey's detention of at least 10 Germans on what Berlin considers political grounds, among them two journalists. Here, we have freedom of expression and the rule of law. Both Merkel and her chief rival in the September 24 national election, Martin Schulz , had called for an end to Turkey's European Union membership negotiations during a TV debate last week. (more...)
Putin Warns of North Korea Threat But Criticizes Sanctions
- September 11, 2017

Mr. Abe made the comments after holding talks with Mr. Putin on the sidelines of an economic forum in Russia's eastern port city of Vladivostok. "But I can tell you North Korea is behaving badly and it's got to stop", he said. The most alarming aspect of North Korea's nuclear test is that it's developing the technology alongside efforts to improve the accuracy and payload of its long-range missiles. (more...)
Senate passes hurricane aid plus debt limit, government funding extension Senate passes hurricane aid plus debt limit, government funding extension
- September 11, 2017

In 80-17 vote , it approved a $15.25 billion hurricane aid package as well as a short-term bill extending government funding and an increase in federal borrowing to prevent a shutdown. USA emergency officials are now facing a second wave of potentially devastating storm damage from Hurricane Irma, which is due to strike Florida over the weekend. (more...)